'''Anthony Trollope''' (; 24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era
. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire
, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire
. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.
[Nardin, Jane (1990). "The Social Critic in Anthony Trollope's Novels," ''Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900'', Vol. XXX, No. 4, pp. 679–696.]
Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life,
["What about Anthony Trollope? Was not Anthony Trollope popular, even during the days of Dickens and Thackeray? And who ever preached a reactionary crusade against him? Yet is he not fast disappearing from the attention of our novel readers? Trollope, unlike most successful novelists, was himself made sensible during his later years of a steady decline of his... ]